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[[File:Hogwarts.jpg|thumb|Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, one of the most well-known wizarding schools.]]
 
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In the [[wizarding world]], there are several '''schools''' for teaching young [[Wizardkind|witches and wizards]] [[magic]]. These schools generally only accept students from the country in which the school is based in, though some, like [[Durmstrang Institute]], accept any student willing to learn there, but may have other restrictions in place, such as not allowing anyone who is [[Muggle-born]]. Traditionally, there has been a rivalry among the various magical schools, and, as such, most schools are hidden both from [[Muggle]]s and outsiders, with those not in attendance only vaguely aware of the school's general location.
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In the [[wizarding world]], there are eleven<ref>''[[Pottermore]]''</ref> '''schools''' for teaching young [[Wizardkind|witches and wizards]] [[magic]]. These schools generally only accept students from the country in which the school is based in, though some, like [[Durmstrang Institute]], accept any student willing to learn there, but may have other restrictions in place, such as not allowing anyone who is [[Muggle-born]]. Traditionally, there has been a rivalry among the various magical schools, and, as such, most schools are hidden both from [[Muggle]]s and outsiders, with those not in attendance only vaguely aware of the school's general location.
   
 
The book ''[[An Appraisal of Magical Education in Europe]]'' covers the publicly avalible information on various wizarding schools in [[Europe]].
 
The book ''[[An Appraisal of Magical Education in Europe]]'' covers the publicly avalible information on various wizarding schools in [[Europe]].
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==Known wizarding schools==
 
==Known wizarding schools==
 
===General===
 
===General===
The three largest and most-well known schools in Europe are [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], located in [[Scotland]], [[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]], located in [[France]], and [[Durmstrang Institute]], located in northern [[Scandinavia]]. These three schools are connected via a competition known as the [[Triwizard Tournament]], with the winning school getting [[Triwizard Cup|a trophy]] to take back home.
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The three largest and most-well known schools in Europe are [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], located in [[Scotland]], [[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]], located in [[France]], and [[Durmstrang Institute]], located in northern [[Scandinavia]]. These three schools are connected via a competition known as the [[Triwizard Tournament]], with the winning school getting [[Triwizard Cup|a trophy]] to take back home. 
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Outside of Europe, known general magic schools include [[Mahoutokoro]] in [[Japan]], and a [[Brazilian wizarding school]] of unknown name.
   
Outside of Europe, known general magic schools include [[Mahoutokoro]] in [[Japan]] and an [[Brazilian wizarding school]] of unknown name.
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===Specific areas of study===
 
===Specific areas of study===
 
 
Outside of general education, the wizarding world offers specialised schools of learning as well. Such schools include the [[Academy of Broom Flying]], [[Charm School]], and the [[Wizarding Academy of Dramatic Arts]]. Though it is focused on a young wizard's general education, Durmstrang could, in a sense, be considered a specialised school as well, as it accepts students from a wider ranger of countries and is the only known school (excepting Hogwarts for [[1997-1998 school year|one year]]) to offer [[Dark Arts (class)|a course]] in learning the [[Dark Arts]].
 
Outside of general education, the wizarding world offers specialised schools of learning as well. Such schools include the [[Academy of Broom Flying]], [[Charm School]], and the [[Wizarding Academy of Dramatic Arts]]. Though it is focused on a young wizard's general education, Durmstrang could, in a sense, be considered a specialised school as well, as it accepts students from a wider ranger of countries and is the only known school (excepting Hogwarts for [[1997-1998 school year|one year]]) to offer [[Dark Arts (class)|a course]] in learning the [[Dark Arts]].
   
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In the wizarding world, there are eleven[1] schools for teaching young witches and wizards magic. These schools generally only accept students from the country in which the school is based in, though some, like Durmstrang Institute, accept any student willing to learn there, but may have other restrictions in place, such as not allowing anyone who is Muggle-born. Traditionally, there has been a rivalry among the various magical schools, and, as such, most schools are hidden both from Muggles and outsiders, with those not in attendance only vaguely aware of the school's general location.

The book An Appraisal of Magical Education in Europe covers the publicly avalible information on various wizarding schools in Europe.

Known wizarding schoolsEdit

GeneralEdit

The three largest and most-well known schools in Europe are Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, located in Scotland, Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, located in France, and Durmstrang Institute, located in northern Scandinavia. These three schools are connected via a competition known as the Triwizard Tournament, with the winning school getting a trophy to take back home.  Outside of Europe, known general magic schools include Mahoutokoro in Japan, and a Brazilian wizarding school of unknown name.

Specific areas of studyEdit

Outside of general education, the wizarding world offers specialised schools of learning as well. Such schools include the Academy of Broom Flying, Charm School, and the Wizarding Academy of Dramatic Arts. Though it is focused on a young wizard's general education, Durmstrang could, in a sense, be considered a specialised school as well, as it accepts students from a wider ranger of countries and is the only known school (excepting Hogwarts for one year) to offer a course in learning the Dark Arts.

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